How to Decorate Quick & Easy with Elegantly Handcrafted Art Quilts
People visiting our gallery always seem to be on the look out for new and interesting ways to display the art quilts they get from us. Decorating with art quilts is one way to show off the comforts of the home.
After looking around a bit we have uncovered both traditional and contemporary ways to make art quilts really stand out – other than to just ‘hang them’ on a wall some where.
Inside the Artist’s Studio with Asheville Writer/Photographer Sue Wasserman
The some of Mountain Made’s most popular authors and skilled artists and crafts people – found here in Western North Carolina – reveal their personal experiences and professional insights in our continuing series ‘Inside The Artist’s Studio’.
This month we visited with author and photographer Sue Wasserman. Sue has authored two very popular books: Walk with Me: Exploring Nature’s Wisdom and her newest, A Moment’s Notice.
A Moment’s Notice
Walk with Me: Exploring Nature’s Wisdom
Both are filled with spectacular nature photography and inspiring personal essays.
“Insightful essays and captivating photographs give readers a sense of natural wonder and beauty as Wasserman experiences them. Wildflowers, butterflies and light reflected on water are some of the discoveries she makes with her “internal GPS,” finding in them lessons in understanding…”
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The Arts and Crafts Movement
It was the style that changed America forever
In 1910 the Arts and Crafts movement swept across the country, creating a demand for millions of modest, affordable bungalows filled with the handcrafted oak furniture of Gustav Stickley, matte green pottery by Grueby and Rookwood, mica lighting by the Roycroft Copper Shop, and handwoven textiles decorated with cattails, gingko leaves, and purple iris blossoms.
And while it started in New York and Chicago, it didn’t stay just there. (more…)